Accessory nipple left breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Routine screening mammography

Patient Data

Age: 54 years
Gender: Female
Mammography

Subtle cutaneous density high up on the breast seen tangentially on the MLO view . If you look carefully there are ducts deep to the lesion.

Mammography

Accessory nipple of the breast with small ducts radiating to the nipple.

Case Discussion

The lesion is another example of an accessory nipple. The client said that lactation was visible from the nipple when she breastfed her children.

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Case information

rID: 27483
Case created: 4th Feb 2014
Last edited: 30th Sep 2016
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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